Full Sail Brewing Company
February 20, 2012 in Breweries
Full Sail Brewing Company is a craft brewery in Hood River, Oregon, United States. Founded in 1987, Full Sail was the first commercially successful craft brewery to bottle beer in the Pacific Northwest for retail sale, and one of Oregon’s early microbreweries. The first beer packaged was Full Sail Golden Ale, followed in 1988 by Full Sail Imperial Porter, Full Sail Amber Ale, and Wassail Winter Ale.
- The Full Sail brewery has earned many honors for its beers, some of which include:
- Twelve gold medals for Amber Ale at the World Beer Championships
- Four gold medals and six silver medals for Pale Ale at the World Beer Championships
- Five gold medals for India Pale Ale at the World Beer Championships
- Three gold medals for LTD 01 at the World Beer Championships
- Session Premier Lager named World’s Best Premium Lager at the [World Beer Awards].
- Session Black Lager was awarded a Gold Medal at the 2009 Great American Beer Festival
- Session Black Lager was awarded a Gold Medal at the 2010 World Beer Cup